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RATINGS: 1108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Old Brown Dog has been cited as a classic example of the "American Brown Ale" style of beer. Compared to a typical English Brown Ale, Old Brown Dog is fuller-bodied and more strongly hopped.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (1038) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JAN 29, 2013
12 Oz. Bottle. Poured a reddish amber color a bit cloudy. Aroma of cocoa and malts. Taste is fruity, caramel and hops; nicely balanced a slight bitter finish, medium body. Very drinkable and tasty brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfontana (162) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle from Signal Variety, Plaistow NH. Aroma is bread, cereal malt, hint of caramel. Appearance is clear light amber color with minimal head, fair sparkle, minimal lacing. Taste is moderately sweet. Palate is medium bodied with thick texture with average carbonation that gives a little zing to the tip of the tongue. Not much finish. Overall, a drinkable brown ale. It’s not complex and it’s not terribly strong, but competent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (871) - - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle at taps beer garden, Newark airport. Sweet caramel malt aroma with light hoppy notes. Pours caramel colored with a thin off-white head with on retention and some lacing. Starts with sweet caramel malt flavor as well some toffee in there as well. Finishes smooth with a touch of hoppiness in an otherwise sweet beer. Nice example of an American brown.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (332) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2015
slight malty aroma. brown/red in color with a fast fading head. taste in finely balanced, nice caramel malt flavors

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (802) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Pours a muddled brown with a very thin white foam head that quickly disappears to nothing. Aroma is toffee and caramel malts. Very light on flavor, with some caramel malts. This is okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bennetporter (361) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Pours a brown from a bottle, khaki head. Smells thin somehow, some caramel in the nose. Tastes like soda, overly fizzy, some roastiness, almost smoky meatiness. Too thin and fizzy for my taste. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
craftbeersweden (345) - SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2015
Hmmm... this is really not that interesting...

The beer is clear, copper colored with a one finger highe, white head.
The nose isn’t there! Only light nose of caramel malt.
Taste: Caramel malt, dried fruit and butter.
Body: Waterish and light. Light carbonation.

No this is something I only will have one more time (because I’ve got two bottles).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9310) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle: Hazy, Brown coloured, small persistent off-White layer; dry nose of toasted malt and herbal hops with a certain fruitiness in the Background; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied; lingering and drier bitter finish with subdued traces of dark malt and caramel. Good, yes...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2811) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
Pours hazy brown with low off-white head. Aroma of hazelnuts, toffee, light citrus and orange. Taste is sweet, slightly burnt butter and sweet slightly roasty finish. Body is light to medium full, smooth with soft carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (285) - Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Pours medium brown with no final head. Soft malty dry taste with a hint of brown sugar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ The Pig, Washington, DC
Pours hazy amber brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with along malty, caramel, nutty and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

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